- Dunedin Heritage Fund Resignation.
- Mayor Hawkins used his position to exclude non-compilant Councillors and my interview question despite my protest below:
- Total disregard for this year’s Annual Plan Consultation result is highlighted on the video from 1.24 onwards. 1.26 onwards highlights no budget for new Landfill required for 2023.
- Insights into DCC management ex Richard Healey today on FB
Author Archives: Lee Vandervis
From: Lee Vandervis <email@example.com> Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 at 2:11 PM To: Monique Elleboode <Monique.Elleboode@dcc.govt.nz>, “Council 2019-2022 (Elected Members)” <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: <email@example.com>, Sue Bidrose <Sue.Bidrose@dcc.govt.nz>, Sandy Graham <Sandy.Graham@dcc.govt.nz>, Simon Drew <Simon.Drew@dcc.govt.nz> Subject: Re: Cycleways and pedestrianisation [#ABE06C] Dear decision-makers … Continue reading
Several people have asked me why Tremain has been censored by the ODT because they had not seen the cartoon, just heard the fallout. So here it is: Tremain has been accused of ‘casual and subliminal racism’, with this cartoon … Continue reading
Some surprises in Election Spending and Donations, especially Cr. Garey at just under the legal $55,000 maximum just topping Cull’s last spend with the same PR business [if the 2016 $42,000+ share claimed by Cr. Staynes can be believed].
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 DCC seeking $1b of debt facility Photo: ODT files The Dunedin City Council wants to increase the amount of money it and its companies can borrow – if needed – to almost $1 billion.But it also … Continue reading
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Vandervis censured over ‘aggressive’ parking ticket exchange By Chris Morris Dunedin city councillor Lee Vandervis has been censured by his colleagues after a investigation found he engaged in “loud, aggressive and intimidating behaviour” towards a staff … Continue reading
From: Lee Vandervis <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 10:32 PM To: Peter Foster <email@example.com>, “Chris.Staynes@dcc.govt.nz” <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, Andrew Whiley <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, Jim O’Malley <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Tom Dyer <Tom.Dyer@dcc.govt.nz>, Robert … Continue reading
Once in a century there is a truly transformational technology that drives enormous social change. Could travel in the 3rd dimension be it?
In response to many people asking me what I would have done differently at the outset given the STV votes necessary to be Mayor, my plan was to change many things. First I would have awarded Councillor positions/subcommittees on merit/experience, … Continue reading
7 months of frustrated information requests regarding DCC lines company Aurora issues finally now to be independently investigated. :-)
From: Lee Vandervis <email@example.com> Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at 8:29 PM To: Sue Bidrose <Sue.Bidrose@dcc.govt.nz>, Dave Tombs <Dave.Tombs@dcc.govt.nz>, Aaron Hawkins <Aaron.Hawkins@dcc.govt.nz> Cc: Dave Tombs <Dave.Tombs@dcc.govt.nz>, Sandy Graham <Sandy.Graham@dcc.govt.nz>, “Keith Cooper (firstname.lastname@example.org)” <email@example.com>, Jemma Adamson <Jemma.firstname.lastname@example.org>, “Council 2016-2019 (Elected Members)” … Continue reading
NZTA’s extraordinary decision to reclassify Limes as not a motor vehicle when they are a vehicle with a motor defied explanation. They should have been classified as mo-ped and not allowed on footpaths, as they were prior to Lime’s request … Continue reading
A DCC Deputy Chair position is a Councillor novice opportunity to sit in the Chair’s position in the unlikely event of the Chair being unavailable. It carries no responsibility or opportunity to contribute in any meaningful way. Deputy Chair is … Continue reading
To honour all those Dunedin citizens who have given me almost twice the votes of any other Councillor, I resolve to bring them regular website updates on what I see really happening at the DCC without misrepresentation or suppression by … Continue reading
The Mayoralty is the position that can influence so many local Government issues and processes. What will Mayor Hawkins change? Mayor Hawkins asked me what I would have done as Mayor in a wide-ranging and pleasant discussion. One of my … Continue reading
Radio One Duel – listen here https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/dcc/informal-poll-points-duel
DCC lost Commuter Parking that I have long complained of but might be regained with social media pressure…
DCC Parking Manager claims “DCC does not have space to create 200 temporary parks…” – ODT today…
Again Mayor Cull shuts down appropriate questions asked at the appropriate time. Email received yesterday as below, again well outside the legally required date to answer a question under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act, again no answer … Continue reading